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HB 116 Juvenile Code; provide superior court with exclusive original jurisdiction for cases involving aggravated assault; provisions

Voted on Monday February 27, 2017

Michael Caldwell's thoughts

Under current law, certain violent crimes automatically take a juvenile out of juvenile court and place them in Superior Court. This bill adds to this list of 8 offenses two additional offenses:
assault with a firearm
aggravated battery against a police officer or corrections officer

More information on legis.ga.gov
Yea

Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 130 72.2% Majority Vote
Nay 36 20%
Did not vote 4 2.2%
Excused 10 5.6%

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